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Type of volcanic come found in short distance inland from subduction zones

Composite cone

2

Volcanic cone consisting of cinders and ash

Cinder cone

3

Igneous intrusion that intrudes horizontally

Sill

4

Magma that erupted on earths surface

Lava

5

Super-heated area of mantle

Hot spot

6

Type of lava usually erupted from continental volcanoes

Andesite

7

Volcanic mudflows

Lahars

8

Domelike intrusion of magma

Laccolith

9

Dealt denser than air mixture of hot gas from volcanoes

Nuées ardentes

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Largest igneous intrusion (Main magma chamber)

Batholith

11

May result when basaltic lava cools

Columnar jointing

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Igneous intrusion that cuts rock layers

Dike

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Benefit of volcanoes

Rich soil

14

Large crater formed by collapse of volcano

Caldera

15

Block of hard volcanic rock left standing above landscape when softer outer layer of composite volcano erode away

Volcanic neck

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Volcanic cone with gentle slope, commonly found in oceans and made of basaltic lava

Shield cone

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Material ejected from volcanoes

Pyroclastics